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One of the main symptoms of diabetes is being thirsty and urinating a lot.

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Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes needs to be treated with insulin.

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A good way to measure blood sugar levels getting a blood test called an A1C.

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Getting regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight and implementing a healthy diet is an important lifestyle factor that patients can do to help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

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Weight loss can help control blood glucose levels and actually even lower blood glucose levels.

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Keeping blood glucose levels well controlled is one important way patient with diabetes can help prevent the future complications of diabetes.

Diabetes is a disease in which the body is unable to properly use and store glucose. Type 1 diabetics use insulin to manage their blood sugar, while type 2 diabetics don’t. Proper nutrition, exercise and foot care is key in managing type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and patients work with an endocrinologist, a doctor who specializes in diseases of the endocrine glands.

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